Rebooting the brain helps stop the ring of tinnitus in rats – 1
Narrator: This is NIH Health Matters. I’m Joe Balintfy. Tinnitus, also called tinnitus, is often a symptom of hearing loss.
Miller: Some sort of acoustic trauma that has progressed to a point that they have a change in their ability to hear.
Narrator: Dr. Roger Miller is with the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.
Miller: So it might be a roaring, a hissing a buzzing—typically it’s a ringing sound—but there’s no external sound that another person could hear.
Narrator: Tinnitus is currently incurable. But now a new therapy has been discovered which is similar to pressing a reset button in the brain. For more information on tinnitus and this discovery, visit www.nidcd.nih.gov. Health Matters is produced by the National Institutes of Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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